Pictured above is the concept art that Sony used in building the new center.

Meanwhile, the BBC takes a look at the aftermath, and finds a lot of camaraderie:

When the Sony DADC centre in Enfield was set on fire by rioters some in the industry warned it could be a “watershed moment” for small independent labels already struggling with the threat posed by digital downloads and illegal file-sharing.

But one year on the centre is poised to reopen and there have been no reports of labels going bust as a result of the arson attack.

So how has indie music risen from the ashes of the England riots?


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